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Sakshi Malik wins Bronze in Women’s Wrestling: The First Indian Female Wrestling Olympic Medallist

Sakshi Malik wins Bronze in Women’s Wrestling

Indian Flag Raises finally! India won’t come back empty-handed from Rio now.

After 11 days at Rio, Indian Wrestler Sakshi got something good to see, by showing a comeback performance at women’s wrestling 58 KG freestyle.

She defeated Kyrgyzstan’s  Aisuluu Tynybekova 8-5 to become the first player to open the medals account.

Sakshi was down 0-5 in the beginning rounds and fought back to equate the score to 5-5. With few seconds left to end the bout, she scored three points that turner the match towards her.

After winning Bronze Sakshi Malik said “Meri 12 saal ki tapasya safal hui (My 12 years’ of hard work have born fruit),”

“Aakhir tak dimag mein tha medal tera hai (till the last moment, my heart said the medal was mine),” Sakshi added.

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Sakshi is 23-year-old and hails from Rohtak in Haryana. There was a huge applause for the winner from the sports fraternity and others.

Here are some tweets that flooded immediately after she won a medal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted “Sakshi Malik creates history! Congratulations to her for the Bronze. The entire nation is rejoicing”, the PM’s Twitter handle said. “On this very auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, Sakshi Malik, a daughter of India, wins Bronze & makes all of us very proud.

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Rio Olympics Day 9 Highlights: Usain Bolt Wins 3rd Straight Gold Medal Makes History

Rio Olympics Day 9 Highlights

Rio Olympics Day 9 Highlights

Day 9 at Rio was a wonderful day athlete. Simone Biles won the gold medal at final vaults performance. This is her third gold medal.

Jamaican star sprinter Usain Bolt did it again, by winning Golds in 100m sprint. He is the first man to win Olympic gold for three consecutive times.

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Max Whitlock of great Britain won gold for men’s Floor Exercise and men’s pommel horse.

Aliya Mustafina wins gold for women’s uneven bars. Jemima Sumgong wins gold for women’s marathon running.

Janson Kenny of Great Britan won gold for men’s sprint cycling. Men’s golf gold won by Britain’s golfer Justin Rose.

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Nicole campriani of Italy won gold for 50m air rifle event.He set the world record with 458.8 points.

Rafa Nadal and Marc Lopez of Spain won gold in men’s doubles tennis beating Romania’s Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau.

Russian women Irina Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova won gold in women’s doubles tennis after beating Martina Hingis and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland.

Andy Murray won gold at Rio Olympics for men’s singles tennis beating Del potro.

American duo  Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock won gold in mixed doubles tennis beating the same countries  Venus Williams and Rajeev Ra.

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India at Rio:

Another disappointing day for Indian athletes. Most dreamt medal from Dipa Karmakar could not turn into reality, as she stood fourth in women’s Vaults finals. However, she proved her best, though there was a tough competition from other winning contestants. But she made India proud and stood as the first female to enter into Gymnasium.

Indian hockey men’s team lost against Belgium 3-1.

Kidambi Srikanth won badminton in straight sets. Saina Nehwal loses to world 61 Maria Ulitina thus making an exit from badminton.

Sania Mirza and Bopanna pair lost the bronze medal match

PV Sindhu wins women’s singles badminton against Michelle Li

Twitter Joins to Rio Olympics 2016 to Revamp the Moments and also Releases Emojis

Twitter Joins to Rio Olympics 2016 to Revamp the Moments

 Rio Olympic games are about to begin this Friday. The venue of the opening ceremony is at Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The fans can stay close to all the actions on Twitter, Vine and Periscope across the world.

On August 2, 2016, Twitter has announced the new change, how Twitter’s Moments feature will work for those who wants to follow the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Earlier Moments were limited time collections which are insert tweets in the user’s timeline for the matter of hours or few days. But with the initiation of the Twitter’s new Olympic moments, Twitter will include the Olympic-related tweets in the user’s timeline for weeks at a time.

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The key idea of the company explains that it is making easier for the people to follow the games with the less work. Instead of searching and finding the right and official accounts for following or searching with the hashtags or keywords, they can just choose to follow their favourite sports and the events. With this change, the users can able to see all those tweets which will appear on their timeline.

The best way to stay close to the Olympics conversation on Twitter is by following the official hashtag, #Rio2016, and these official accounts:

@Olympics

@OlympicFlame 

@Rio2016

@Rio2016_en 

 Apart from this Twitter has released the Emojis for 207 teams. When the user posts the tweet with the given three letter country code along with the hashtag, then it will activate with the respective flag. There are also 50 Olympic and sports emoji which can be used with the hashtags. These hashtags are available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Rio 2016 Features Introduced on Facebook and Instagram

Follow the Rio 2016 Olympics on Twitter, Vine, and Periscope for the latest happenings.

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